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Honoring our Firefighters
UPDATED: Manning fire destroys three homes; no injuries reported
December 12, 2016
Mail carriers work through the weather
JAMESTOWN, N.D.—Postal carriers for the U.S. Postal Service are some of the few who were out in the blizzard conditions last week and the...
December 12, 2016 - 8:12pm
April 22, 2015
Heitkamp: Fighting for a better Postal Service
I grew up in the small town of Mantador, where my mother was a school cook and my father was a seasonal construction worker and volunteer fire chief. This story is similar to so many other North Dakotans who live in rural areas, running small businesses, working at the local high...
April 22, 2015 - 9:50pm
December 5, 2014
Beulah postmaster must pay restitution, complete probation
BEULAH — A federal judge on Friday sentenced the former Beulah postmaster to two years of probation after the man pleaded guilty to misappropriation of postal funds. U.S. District Court Judge Daniel Hovland also ordered Edmund J. Sharp IV, to pay restitution for the $7,500 that...
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December 5, 2014 - 9:50pm
September 4, 2014
USPS won’t cut back hours for 30 Bakken post offices
BISMARCK — The U.S. Postal Service pledged Thursday to maintain current hours at 30 post offices in central and western North Dakota, contrary to a recent agency report that suggested other plans. North Dakota’s two U.S. senators, Democrat Heidi Heitkamp and Republican John Hoeven,...
September 4, 2014 - 10:37pm
September 2, 2014
Heitkamp: Postal Service breaking promise: Senator says agency failing to improve hours for rural offices
BISMARCK — U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp accused the U.S. Postal Service on Tuesday of backtracking on its promise not to cut hours at 30 rural post offices in central and western North Dakota. The Democrat started a “Fix My Mail” initiative in January to gather stories from North...
September 2, 2014 - 11:02pm
June 28, 2014
Polensky comes on as Dickinson’s new postmaster
Signed, sealed, delivered: Dickinson has a new postmaster. Montana native Wendy Key Polensky is taking over during an exciting time for the...
June 28, 2014 - 9:04pm
April 21, 2014
Dickinson, Watford City post offices to introduce ‘swipe and go’ technology
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., announced today that six U.S. Postal Service locations across the state will be introducing mobile point of sale devices this week. Post offices in Dickinson and Watford City are among those who will begin using mPOS devices, which allow employees...
April 21, 2014 - 3:20pm
Postal Service to open new Williston location
WILLISTON — The U.S. Postal Service will open a new facility on the north side of Williston late this spring. The 5,880-square-foot facility known as the Badlands Station will be located in the Badlands Town Center at 4315 9th Ave. W., Unit 411. It will feature P.O. boxes, full...
March 21, 2014 - 11:39pm
March 20, 2014
Heitkamp: USPS relief on the way
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp said Thursday that she’s encouraged by progress being made on U.S. Postal Service issue customers face in her state. Following...
March 20, 2014 - 6:18pm
March 8, 2014
Heitkamp asks postmaster general to address ND issues
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., called on U.S. Postmaster General Patrick Donahue recently to make needed changes to address strong concerns expressed by North Dakotans about their mail service and standards, according to a release During the past two months, Heitkamp has encouraged...
March 8, 2014 - 12:09am
February 26, 2014
Hoeven announces agreement for higher pay for USPS employees
Sen. John Hoeven’s office on Wednesday announced that the U.S. Postal Service has entered into a memorandum of understanding with the Rural Letter Carriers Association aimed at recruiting and retaining employees in the Bakken. Effective May 17, the incentives are designed to...
February 26, 2014 - 6:51pm
February 11, 2014
Mail call: Postal Service searching for residents to serve on advisory committee
By Bryan Horwath firstname.lastname@example.org The United States Postal Service is looking for a few good citizens in Dickinson. At an informational meeting Tuesday night at the Dickinson Public Library, USPS Dakotas District outreach program manager Karen Fredrickson said her...
February 11, 2014 - 8:53pm
January 10, 2014
Heitkamp gives Postal Service stamp of disapproval
People in the energy-impacted areas of western North Dakota have been dealing with United States Postal Service problems since the onset of the...
January 10, 2014 - 11:43pm
November 23, 2013
Mail for rural Williston stacks up after postal workers quit
WILLISTON — Mail carriers here will work today to catch up on a backlog of undelivered mail to rural Williston residents after four local U.S. Postal Service employees suddenly quit, a spokesman said Saturday. Williston carriers have been unable to complete full delivery of some...
November 23, 2013 - 7:06pm
April 11, 2013
USPS to continue Saturday delivery: Rural residents relieved
The United States Postal Service announced Wednesday that it would not be suspending Saturday service in August as it had originally planned...
April 11, 2013 - 12:00am